RingTV’s Bill Emes caught up with Lucas Matthysse in New York City for this fight-week exclusive one-on-one interview with the Argentine puncher about his anticipated HBO-televised showdown with Ruslan Provodnikov at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York.
RingTV’s Bill Emes was in New York City on Tuesday to catch Ruslan Provodnikov’s fight-week media roundtable interview ahead of his HBO-televised showdown with Lucas Matthysse on Saturday in Verona, New York.
It’s somewhat perverse; isn’t it? A veritable feast celebrating two hardened warriors who can’t indulge in order to stay on point for their upcoming junior welterweight bout. But Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse aren’t bothered. They go to war this Saturday.
Oscar De La Hoya envisions big things for his promotional company’s top junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse, who faces Ruslan Provodnikov on Saturday, but the Argentine boxer-puncher has to beat the Russian pressure fighter. De La Hoya recently visited Buenos Aires for a press conference attended by over 300 local members of the media.
RingTV interviewed Ruslan Provodnikov after his media workout at Wild Card Boxing Club for his April 18 showdown with fellow puncher Lucas Matthysse. “It’s definitely what the fans are expecting,” Provodnikov, who was in full beast mode during the workout, said of the fight. “It will be a real fight. It’s going to be a real war.”
In one of the most anticipated and potentially explosive matchups of the year, Lucas Matthysse will face Ruslan Provodnikov on April 18. The Argentine power-puncher gives his thoughts three weeks out.
Without a single belt on the line, RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and IBF titlist Lamont Peterson hope to engage in a higher level of performance on April 11 on NBC.
Junior welterweight puncher John Molina, one of the most accessible and affable active TV fighters, answered questions from his fans in advance of his NBC-televised showdown with Adrien Broner on Saturday. Molina talked about the Broner challenge, his Fight of the Year with Lucas Matthysse and more.
The anticipated April 18 showdown between 140-pound power punchers Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at Turning Stone Casino in Verona, New York, has already sold more than 3,000 tickets and is close to selling out, according to co-promoter Artie Pelullo.
Former welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana will continue pursuing R&R in his native Argentina before returning to the ring in the summer or fall, according to manager Sebastian Contursi.
Talks are ongoing for junior welterweight bout between Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse at the StubHub Center on March 28. Seemingly, Provodnikov couldn’t be happier with the notion.
Fans share their thoughts on the merits of Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao as a topic for the mailbag and a mega-fight, the ever rising price of boxing pay-per-view events, Kevin Mitchell, Jeff Lacy, Paul Williams, Matthysse-Provodnikov, and many other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Talks are ongoing for a junior welterweight bout between top contenders Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov on March 28 at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., according to Provodnikov’s promoter, Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions.
THE RING No. 1-rated junior welterweight Lucas Matthysse has signed a five-year extension with Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who also confirmed ongoing talks for a bout with the magazine’s 4-rated Ruslan Provodnikov for March.
If all goes well, we could see a junior welterweight showdown between Ruslan Provodnikov and Lucas Matthysse in the spring, according to promoter Artie Pelullo.
Faced with the dubious task of having to meet Jose Luis Castillo in Russia on Friday, former 140-pound titlist Ruslan Provodnikov envisions more lucrative bouts in the future.
Fans share their displeasure with the official scorecards of Arthur Abraham’s unanimous decision over Paul Smith, their excitement for Artur Beterbiev, plus their questions about Keith Thurman, Deontay Wilder, the Klitschko-Pulev fight and much more in this week’s Monday mailbag.